The Department of Justice logo is seen at their headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, August 5, 2021 prior to a press conference regarding a civil rights matter. The former director of the Justice Department’s Office of Special Investigations, which was responsible for identifying and deporting Nazi war criminals, will lead a team to investigate war crimes that have occurred in Ukraine.  The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced in a release Tuesday that Eli Rosenbaum, who has served in the department for 36 years, will lead the War Crimes Accountability Team, which will focus on war crimes and atrocities committed during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.  “Working alongside our domestic and international partners, the Justice Department will be relentless in our efforts to hold accountable every person complicit in the commission of war crimes, torture, and other grave violations during the unprovoked conflict in Ukraine,” Attorney General Merrick Garland said in the release.  The DOJ made the announcement as Garland made an unannounced visit to Ukraine to meet with the country’s prosecutor general to discuss the U.S. commitment to prosecute those responsible for war crimes in the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

via the hill: ‘Nazi hunter’ Eli Rosenbaum to lead DOJ team investigating war crimes in Ukraine

siehe auch: US to deploy war crimes team in Ukraine, with help of ‘Nazi hunter’ . The [DOJ] will be relentless in our efforts’ US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the launching of a task force to help “identify, apprehend, and prosecute” those involved in war crimes in war-torn Ukraine, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Tuesday. In a meeting with Ukrainian Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova, Garland commended the efforts of Ukraine to “defend democracy and uphold the rule of law.” “The United States stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine in the face of Russia’s continued aggression and assault on Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” Garland said.  “The world has seen the many horrific images and read the heart-wrenching accounts of brutality and death that have resulted from Russia’s unjust invasion of Ukraine,” he added.

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